Entries by Emily Halsall

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Virtual Run the Loop Results

In light of the current global pandemic we were unable to deliver our annual ‘Run the loop’ event at the Brownlee Centre this year. However, with exercise and physical and mental well-being high up the agenda we decided instead to go virtual! A very ‘2020’ concept, a virtual running event involves designing your own course […]

“Ashes Run” for Charity!

With the university cricket season cancelled, and cricket off the cards for the majority of summer, we at University of Leeds Men’s and Women’s Cricket Clubs have decided to put our free time to good use and raise money for three brilliant charities: Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) Intensive Care Society MIND All three […]

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Fantastic Fundraising Efforts!

During this extraordinary time, our clubs have created and taken part in some fantastic fundraising efforts, with the money being to donated to causes that need it the most during this global pandemic. All of the efforts have been amazing, with everyone showing a real commitment to making a difference where they can. Below is […]

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Run the Loop Goes Virtual!

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic and following guidance from both the Government and England Athletics it is no longer appropriate or possible to deliver Run The Loop as a mass participation event. So it is with regret that we must inform runners that this years event has now been cancelled. However, in these […]

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Volunteer of the month: Kate Hiley

Our volunteer of the month for March is Kate Hiley! She has been volunteering at Seacroft hospital running sports sessions for patients struggling with mental health.    Which volunteering programme are you on & what does your role involve? I am involved in the Gryphons in the Community programme, specifically as a ward activity volunteer […]

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Volunteer of the Month: Turgay Demir

February’s volunteer of the month is Get Out, Get Active activator Turgay Demir! He volunteers on the GOGA programme, assisting in the running of trips for fellow students to the amazing countryside right on our doorstep.   Which volunteering programme are you on & what does your role involve? I am on the GOGA hiking/walking […]